Arts & Craft
Fagnoon Arts School is a 5 acre art studio giving an open place for anyone to explore their artistic potential. It’s one of the few places where bot parents and children can spend a few hours away from the noisy and polluted city. It has become one of Egypt’s most popular destinations for young and old, Egyptian and non-Egyptian. Families are allowed to bring their own food and drinks for a picnic. There are different activities & workshops available for children. There is an entry fee of 25 LE per child. Parents do not pay a charge unless they are taking part.
THAAT – Social Enterprise & Innovation Consultancy is a design and research social enterprise based in Cairo that aims to empower local artisans and emerging designers through holistic tailored solutions. Their mission:
Empowering local artisans (especially girls and women) to maintain a sustainable livelihood.
Improving the productivity, design, quality and diversification of local handicrafts.
Reviving and preserving old traditional handicrafts.
Create more job opportunities for both artisans and designers and fostering direct relationships between them.
Supporting up and coming design talents
Wanas Concept Store is a special concept store that presents different Egyptian designers’ portfolios, through exhibiting carefully curated collections from various branches of design. Their main concern is to support emerging local artists, designers, and artisans, whose artworks are reflecting the rich Egyptian spirit.